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Vowel modification

Hello guys,i've watched ken tamplin live stream about vowel modification.I have few questions.First of all,english is not my first languange,i am from romania and i speak romanian very well and also english but from what i know the vowels are A E I O U,the vowel modifications work the same in romanian as in english?for example you guys prounounce E like how romanins pronounce "I" ( i ) .Also,ken tamplin talks about ah,aa,aye,ee,oh,ooh,which honestly i can't understand whats the differnce betwen ah and aa,i mean i hear them like they are the same xddd,and when i get higher on a scale,i have to pronounce the vowels different ,right?

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    WigsWigs Moderator, 2.0 PRO, 3.0 Streaming Posts: 5,042
    The vowels themselves are ways we place the sound in the throat that can create alot of resonance. That's why you can hear someone that doesn't speak English very well sing a song with almost no accent. They fairly common vowel sounds found through out alot of languages, you might have to think of singing I instead of E in your language to create the same effect.

    In lower registers it's much easier to create different sounds that are easy to differentiate between each other. Ah and aa and aye and ee relate to each other in this sequence. Think of aa as the sound we use to go from ah to aye.

    As you go higher the sound needs to become smaller until you reach the extremely high notes when all the vowels tend to just start sounding almost the same, that's why you change as you go up. There is less difference in the purity of the vowels the higher you go.

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    KenfromCZKenfromCZ Member Posts: 43
    You can think on A during almost entire song. From my experience is it very efficient for better - wider voice from throat. Deep inside throat you saying A. And on edge in mouth you can formulate E I O U.
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    KenfromCZKenfromCZ Member Posts: 43
    Yes. You in basically constantly holding A. But not english, because A = ei. East-European A. Deep in throat. It is way, how to hold open wide throat. Even in high notes. Where is voice is strangled. And sounds is terrible.
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    KenfromCZKenfromCZ Member Posts: 43
    I use phonetic notation when learning English texts. Writted in my mother tongue. It's faster for learning text. The pronunciation is not exactly English. It's a East-European AEIOU. But for sing is it not important some exact English.
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